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Cruise ships ordered by US Coast Guard to remain at sea & prepare to treat coronavirus-stricken passengers themselves

The US Coast Guard has warned cruise ships stuck at sea that they could be “sequestered” indefinitely during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, and must be equipped to take care of ill passengers on board until permitted to dock. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Cruise ships ordered by US Coast Guard to remain at sea & prepare to treat coronavirus-stricken passengers themselves

The US Coast Guard has warned cruise ships stuck at sea that they could be “sequestered” indefinitely during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, and must be equipped to take care of ill passengers on board until permitted to dock. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Not being truthful’: UK govt lifts 15% cap in Covid-19 testing of NHS staff amid growing public anger

The UK government has removed a 15-percent cap on health professionals being tested for coronavirus, after previously claiming that a lack of the vital reagent chemical was to blame for the low number of frontline workers tested. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Not being truthful’: UK govt lifts 15% cap in Covid-19 testing of NHS staff amid growing public anger

The UK government has removed a 15-percent cap on health professionals being tested for coronavirus, after previously claiming that a lack of the vital reagent chemical was to blame for the low number of frontline workers tested. Read Full Article at RT.com

Germany to extend coronavirus lockdown and social distancing to April 19

Chancellor Angela Merkel revealed the measures brought in to stop the spread of the deadly Covid-19 pandemic in Germany would last until after Easter. A tracking app to help tackle the spread is also being considered, Merkel said. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Germany to extend coronavirus lockdown and social distancing to April 19

Chancellor Angela Merkel revealed the measures brought in to stop the spread of the deadly Covid-19 pandemic in Germany would last until after Easter. A tracking app to help tackle the spread is also being considered, Merkel said. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘No one knows’ how widespread Covid-19 may be in Belmarsh, WikiLeaks editor says as concerns over prison conditions raised

The Covid-19 crisis has created a “dire situation” for inmates in British prisons, WikiLeaks editor Kristinn Hrafnsson has warned, including Belmarsh prison where Julian Assange is being held despite a request for emergency bail. Read Full Article at RT.c
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‘No one knows’ how widespread Covid-19 may be in Belmarsh, WikiLeaks editor says as concerns over prison conditions raised

The Covid-19 crisis has created a “dire situation” for inmates in British prisons, WikiLeaks editor Kristinn Hrafnsson has warned, including Belmarsh prison where Julian Assange is being held despite a request for emergency bail. Read Full Article at RT.com

'One of the best options': Belarus in running to rescue Khabib vs Ferguson by hosting UFC 249, says champ's father Abdulmanap

Khabib Nurmagomedov's father Abdulmanap says Belarus, which is currently one of the only places in the world where major sporting events are still being held with the government's blessing, is a leading candidate to host UFC 249. Read Full Article at RT.com
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'One of the best options': Belarus in running to rescue Khabib vs Ferguson by hosting UFC 249, says champ's father Abdulmanap

Khabib Nurmagomedov's father Abdulmanap says Belarus, which is currently one of the only places in the world where major sporting events are still being held with the government's blessing, is a leading candidate to host UFC 249. Read Full Article at RT.com

Up to 13 Percent Unemployment Rate Forecast for April

The Directorate of Labor estimates that reported unemployment in Iceland was 7.5-8 percent in March, could reach 12-13 percent in April, and 11-12 percent in May.
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Up to 13 Percent Unemployment Rate Forecast for April

The Directorate of Labor estimates that reported unemployment in Iceland was 7.5-8 percent in March, could reach 12-13 percent in April, and 11-12 percent in May.

Passengers Claim Icelandair Lacks Customer Support

Several disgruntled Icelandair passengers have contacted Iceland Monitor, either through Facebook or email, describing their futile efforts to contact the airline for credit or refund during these trying times.
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Passengers Claim Icelandair Lacks Customer Support

Several disgruntled Icelandair passengers have contacted Iceland Monitor, either through Facebook or email, describing their futile efforts to contact the airline for credit or refund during these trying times.

Come fly Khabib: Russian Air Transport Agency says UFC champ COULD take private jet to US for UFC 249

Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency has become the unlikely potential saviour of MMA’s biggest ever fight, by confirming Khabib Nurmagomedov could fly to the US on a private jet for this UFC 249 title defense with Tony Ferguson. Read Full Article at RT.
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Come fly Khabib: Russian Air Transport Agency says UFC champ COULD take private jet to US for UFC 249

Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency has become the unlikely potential saviour of MMA’s biggest ever fight, by confirming Khabib Nurmagomedov could fly to the US on a private jet for this UFC 249 title defense with Tony Ferguson. Read Full Article at RT.com

Game, set, match: Wimbledon 2020 officially CANCELED due to Covid-19 pandemic

This summer's Wimbledon 2020 tennis Grand Slam tournament has been officially canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) announced on Wednesday. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Game, set, match: Wimbledon 2020 officially CANCELED due to Covid-19 pandemic

This summer's Wimbledon 2020 tennis Grand Slam tournament has been officially canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) announced on Wednesday. Read Full Article at RT.com

International matches in June are OFF as UEFA postpones playoffs and qualifiers in further blow to Euro 2020 and Women's Euro 2021

The crucial playoff matches to decide who goes to Euro 2020 are among a new round of postponements announced by UEFA as the coronavirus pandemic continues to heavily impact European countries, forcing the rescheduling of fixtures. Read Full Article at RT.com
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International matches in June are OFF as UEFA postpones playoffs and qualifiers in further blow to Euro 2020 and Women's Euro 2021

The crucial playoff matches to decide who goes to Euro 2020 are among a new round of postponements announced by UEFA as the coronavirus pandemic continues to heavily impact European countries, forcing the rescheduling of fixtures. Read Full Article at RT.com

UEFA postpones all national teams’ matches scheduled for June

As of today, all European national football tournaments, with the exception of the championship in Belarus, have been suspended over the ongoing global spread of the novel coronavirus
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UEFA postpones all national teams’ matches scheduled for June

As of today, all European national football tournaments, with the exception of the championship in Belarus, have been suspended over the ongoing global spread of the novel coronavirus

Russia’s Aeroflot to clear out Russians from New York to Moscow on April 3

Per earlier reports, a few dozens Russians are stuck in New York as they failed to fly out of John F. Kennedy International Airport to Moscow after Aeroflot cancelled flights scheduled for March 30 and 31
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Russia’s Aeroflot to clear out Russians from New York to Moscow on April 3

Per earlier reports, a few dozens Russians are stuck in New York as they failed to fly out of John F. Kennedy International Airport to Moscow after Aeroflot cancelled flights scheduled for March 30 and 31

Piers Morgan NHS heroes are being led by donkeys Boris should overrule experts and do more tests

PIERS MORGAN: Britain is a country of heroic NHS lions led by dangerously incompetent donkeys - and many thousands of people are going to die as a result, including many trying to save them.
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Piers Morgan NHS heroes are being led by donkeys Boris should overrule experts and do more tests

PIERS MORGAN: Britain is a country of heroic NHS lions led by dangerously incompetent donkeys - and many thousands of people are going to die as a result, including many trying to save them.

Zoom is sued for sharing personal data of its millions of users with Facebook

Zoom Video Communications is being sued for improperly sharing personal data of its millions of users with Facebook. The class action suit was filed in California on Monday.
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Zoom is sued for sharing personal data of its millions of users with Facebook

Zoom Video Communications is being sued for improperly sharing personal data of its millions of users with Facebook. The class action suit was filed in California on Monday.

Wimbledon tennis is CANCELLED due to coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic spreading the globe has put paid to many sporting events, and The Championships are the next to fall, with the UK death toll currently standing at 1,789.
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Wimbledon tennis is CANCELLED due to coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic spreading the globe has put paid to many sporting events, and The Championships are the next to fall, with the UK death toll currently standing at 1,789.

Coronavirus UK: Death toll hits with 2,352 with 563 new deaths

Statistics published by the Department of Health reveal a record high number of victims for the second day in a row and more than 4,000 people have been diagnosed in a single day.
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Coronavirus UK: Death toll hits with 2,352 with 563 new deaths

Statistics published by the Department of Health reveal a record high number of victims for the second day in a row and more than 4,000 people have been diagnosed in a single day.

Coronavirus UK: Government's testing shambles continues

There were chaotic scenes at new drive-through 'swab stations', with one site in Chessington barely seeing any traffic, but another just 13 miles away in Wembley had queues stretching a quarter of a mile.
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Coronavirus UK: Government's testing shambles continues

There were chaotic scenes at new drive-through 'swab stations', with one site in Chessington barely seeing any traffic, but another just 13 miles away in Wembley had queues stretching a quarter of a mile.

Sri Lanka seizes record US$65 million worth of drugs

Sri Lanka's navy seized $65 million worth of crystal methamphetamine and ketamine on Wednesday in the country's biggest drugs bust, officials said.
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Sri Lanka seizes record US$65 million worth of drugs

Sri Lanka's navy seized $65 million worth of crystal methamphetamine and ketamine on Wednesday in the country's biggest drugs bust, officials said.

Experts warn that pandemic pain is about to tilt quickly from richer nations to poorer ones

Covid-19 is poised to engulf nations plagued by fraying health-care systems, fragile governments and impoverished populations for whom social distancing is impossible.
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Experts warn that pandemic pain is about to tilt quickly from richer nations to poorer ones

Covid-19 is poised to engulf nations plagued by fraying health-care systems, fragile governments and impoverished populations for whom social distancing is impossible.

Saudi offers support to SMEs during coronavirus pandemic

Wed, 2020-04-01 16:05 DUBAI: Saudi launches a number of services to support SMEs and reduce the costs, state news agency SPA reported on Wednesday. Small and Medium Enterprises Authority, Monshaat, offers competitive features which are partially or fully su
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Saudi offers support to SMEs during coronavirus pandemic

Wed, 2020-04-01 16:05 DUBAI: Saudi launches a number of services to support SMEs and reduce the costs, state news agency SPA reported on Wednesday. Small and Medium Enterprises Authority, Monshaat, offers competitive features which are partially or fully subsidized to make it easier for such business to follow requirements, decrease operational costs, increase efficiency and improve performance. SMEs can apply for the required services or mazaya – Arabic for advantages – on the organization’s website, https://mazaya.monshaat.gov.sa. Some of the available services are creating a website, managing social media and Human Resources management. Applicants will receive their approvals or rejections in 10 days after filling all requirements. Saudi Arabia has confirmed 1720, with 16 deaths and 264 recoveries. Main category: Saudi ArabiaTags: Saudi ArabiaChina CoronavirusCoronavirus (COVID-19)Coronavirus China Saudi authorities arrest coronavirus curfew violator after posting haircut videoLIVE: Middle East continues containment measures as coronavirus red zone shifts to the West

Saudi Arabia announces 157 new cases of coronavirus

Author: Zaynab KhojjiID: 1585750403616750700Wed, 2020-04-01 17:28 RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health announced 157 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases in the Kingdom to 1,720. Of the new cases reporte
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Saudi Arabia announces 157 new cases of coronavirus

Author: Zaynab KhojjiID: 1585750403616750700Wed, 2020-04-01 17:28 RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health announced 157 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases in the Kingdom to 1,720. Of the new cases reported, 78 were recorded in Madinah, 55 in Makkah and the rest in Riyadh, Qatif, Jeddah, Hufof, Tabuk, Taif and Al-Henakiyah. The ministry also said that a total of 264 patients had recovered from the virus so far. The ministry repeated its call for all citizens and residents to adhere to the curfew and not to leave their houses unless there was an essential need to. A spokesman for public security in the Kingdom said that it had received 37,000 email requests regarding transportation and humanitarian cases over the last two days, with most of the requests violating the coronavirus curfew. He said that 300 of them were approved due to exceptional circumstances. Main category: Saudi ArabiaTags: China CoronavirusSaudi Arabia Saudi offers support to SMEs during coronavirus pandemicSaudi authorities arrest coronavirus curfew violator after posting haircut video

Drop in temps with spotty showers forecast Wednesday

AMMONNEWS - A tangible drop in temperatures is expected on Wednesday, bringing relatively cold and partly cloudy weather conditions nationwide with low-altitude clouds and a chance for intermittent rain in the northern and central regions, according to the Jo
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Drop in temps with spotty showers forecast Wednesday

AMMONNEWS - A tangible drop in temperatures is expected on Wednesday, bringing relatively cold and partly cloudy weather conditions nationwide with low-altitude clouds and a chance for intermittent rain in the northern and central regions, according to the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD).

Second academic semester continuing, no plans to cancel

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Education Tayseer Nua'imi on Wednesday said that the second academic semester is continuing and that there are no plans to cancel it, urging students to continue their education via the dedicated online platforms and TV channels.In a
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Second academic semester continuing, no plans to cancel

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Education Tayseer Nua'imi on Wednesday said that the second academic semester is continuing and that there are no plans to cancel it, urging students to continue their education via the dedicated online platforms and TV channels.In an interview with the Jordan News Agenc

Impounding the curfew- violating vehicle, referring its owner to the public prosecutor

AMMONNEWS - The Public Security Department (PSD) warned citizens of the consequences of violating Defense Order / 5 under legal penalties.In a statement released on Wednesday, the PSD said relevant direct instructions were issued to implement the Defense Orde
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Impounding the curfew- violating vehicle, referring its owner to the public prosecutor

AMMONNEWS - The Public Security Department (PSD) warned citizens of the consequences of violating Defense Order / 5 under legal penalties.In a statement released on Wednesday, the PSD said relevant direct instructions were issued to implement the Defense Order/ 5 «directly and firmly,» without c

Planning Minister : EU grants €60.5 million to Jordan to finance 3 projects

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Dr. Wissam Rabadi, said the European Union Regional Trust Fund to Respond to the Syrian Crisis (MADAD) has allocated grants to Jordan worth €60.5 million to enable the government to deal with t
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Planning Minister : EU grants €60.5 million to Jordan to finance 3 projects

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Dr. Wissam Rabadi, said the European Union Regional Trust Fund to Respond to the Syrian Crisis (MADAD) has allocated grants to Jordan worth €60.5 million to enable the government to deal with the ongoing consequences of the Syrian crisi